EPCOT; Mother and Son; Spaceship Earth
  • On Jul 15, 2015
    Patrisha from GA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    What is there to do at WDW with an infant? Also, is it a good idea to take an infant?

    Hi Patrisha, 

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! My son is 2 1/2 years old and he has visited the Walt Disney World Resort 4 times in his short little life! His first trip was when he was 5 1/2 months old and it was probably my favourite visit of all time… so YES! I think it’s a very good idea to bring an infant! Babies are fascinated by their surroundings, and there is PLENTY to fascinate them at the Disney Parks. 

    First, check out Planning for Preschool Kids & Little Ones page. There, you’ll find all kinds of tips and tricks for enjoying the Walt Disney World Resort with your little one! Make sure to visit the Baby Care Centers if you need a bit of a break during the day! I love their extra-large changing tables and the rocking chairs (which will be especially useful if you’re still nursing). 

    This handy post over at the Disney Parks Blog gives you clear information about the height requirements for almost all of the attractions at the Walt Disney World Resort’s Theme Parks. If an attraction says that it can be experienced by Guests of “any height”, then you’ll be able to enjoy it with your infant. 

    Finally, I would definitely recommend staying in a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel (if you didn’t already intend to do so) and heading back to your Resort for a nice long midday rest for you and for your little one. Finally, don’t forget to pack a day bag with some extra sunscreen, a big hat and plenty of extra fluids for everyone!!

    Have a Magical Day,

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Meet the Panelist: Lynne, Quebec

Hi, I’m Lynne from Montreal, Quebec, Canada! I’m a working mom who enjoys snuggles with my son and my husband, who has been my sweetheart since 1997. We’ve been lucky enough to experience several milestones in Walt Disney World, including our wedding and honeymoon in 2009. As Disney Vacation Club members, we often plan trips for large, and sometimes even multi-generational, groups to come and enjoy the fun with us. Learn More About Lynne

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